Possible Stack Overflow in WiFi Driver Function __wlan_hdd_cfg80211_testmode (CVE-2017-0453)

Release Date:

April 17, 2017

Affected Projects:

Android for MSMFirefox OS for MSMQRD Android

Advisory ID:

QCIR-2017-00018-1

CVE ID(s):

CVE-2017-0453

Summary:

The following security vulnerabilities have been identified: CVE-2017-0453 Stack over flow can occur while processing Low Power Heartbeat configuration request that has NLA test mode data length greater than the heart beat structure size.

Access Vector: Local
Security Risk: Medium
Access Vector: Local

Affected Versions:

All Android releases from CAF using the Linux kernel.

Patch:

We advise customers to apply the following patches:

Individual Patches

CVE-2017-0453:

Acknowledgement:

This issue was reported to Google by an external security researcher. Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. (QuIC) thanks Google for bringing this issue to QuIC's attention.

Revisions:

Initial revision

Contact:

security-advisory@quicinc.com